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When Egypt's protest law was put forward in November 2013, the Muslim Brotherhood vowed to defy it, a move that has resulted in the arrest and sentencing of many of their members. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT
A Cairo misdemeanor court has sentenced 30 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to three-and-a-half years in jail for rioting and illegal protesting.
Last week, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Iran is complying with the terms of its nuclear agreement with six world powers. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT
Iran has finished diluting half of its stockpile of 20-percent enriched uranium to five-percent purity and is to convert the rest to uranium oxide, an Iran nuclear official says.
File photo shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad receiving Greek Orthodox Patriarch John Yazigi in Damascus. (Photo courtesy of PressTV)
17:00 GMT
Syria’s Greek Orthodox Patriarch told President Bashar Assad on Sunday that Christians in the country will not “submit and yield” to extremists fighting against the Syrian government.
France has information but no solid proof that the Syrian government is still using chemical weapons, President Francois Hollande said Sunday. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
France has information but no solid proof that the Syrian government is still using chemical weapons, President Francois Hollande said Sunday.
U.S. drone strikes on Yemen have increased during President Obama's administration. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
Five people were killed Sunday as the U.S. continues drone strikes in Yemen.
Qaradawi is one of the most influential Muslim scholars living today. (AFP/File)
13:26 GMT
Egyptian-born cleric Youssef al Qaradawi has released a statement aimed at easing tensions with Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Many Algerians in Kabylie took to the streets last Thursday in protest of Bouteflika's bid for a fourth term as president (Farouk Batiche/AFP)
13:05 GMT
At least eleven soldiers were killed in the south of Algeria at the hands of Islamist militants Sunday.
The picture uploaded on the official Facebook page of the Syrian Presidency on April 20, 2014, shows Syria's President Bashar al-Assad looking at icons as he visits a monastery in the ancient Christian town of Maaloula. (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
12:47 GMT
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has visited the recently recaptured Christian town of Maaloula on the occasion of Easter.
The Egyptian government has jailed numerous journalists, including a handful of prominent journalists from Al Jazeera. (AFP/File)
11:26 GMT
Egyptians must demand media reform if they truly desire a free society.
The government air strikes targeted Al Qaeda-affiliated training camps in the south of Yemen (AFP/HO/Al-Malahem Media)
11:21 GMT
At least 13 people were killed in two government air strikes in Yemen this weekend.
According to an AFP tally, violence has killed more than 460 people in Iraq this month alone and upwards of 2,700 this year. (AFP/File)
11:17 GMT
At least nine people were killed across Iraq on Sunday after several bombing attacks rocked the country, security and medical officials said. Three were killed after a suicide bomber detonated at Baghdad's Imam Kadhim University.
The UN's Middle East peace envoy has criticized Israeli authorities for allegedly preventing him from reaching an Easter ritual in Jerusalem. Here, pilgrims take part in the Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. (AFP)
10:42 GMT
UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry has slammed Israel for preventing UN and European diplomats to pass through a barricade to attend a pre-Easter ritual in a church in Jerusalem.
Clashes at Al Aqsa have been relatively frequent over the last week after right-wing Israeli leaders urged their Jewish counterparts to conduct Passover rituals inside the mosque (File Archive/AFP)
10:08 GMT
At least 16 Palestinians were detained Sunday morning after clashes erupted between the worshipers and Israeli Defense Forces who were on the mosque's premises.
The GCC members met in Riyadh last week. (AFP/File)
08:52 GMT
The members of the Gulf Cooperation Council have agreed on ways to implement a security agreement signed last year.
The recent bomb attack in Cairo was recently claimed by jihadist group Ajnad Misr (Mohamed Al Shahed/AFP)
07:28 GMT
At least two policemen were killed by armed attackers on the road between Cairo and Suez Saturday shortly after a small jihadist group claimed attack for the Cairo bombs that struck Egypt's capital last week.
Sigrid Kaag, the special coordinator of the joint mission of the U.N. and the OPCW, reported that Syria should be able to meet the April deadline. (AFP/File)
07:18 GMT
OPCW recently announced that Syria has either shipped out or destroyed nearly 80% of its chemical weapons.
The United Nations has previously talked of the "apocalyptic scenes" coming out of Yarmouk. (AFP/UNWRA/File)
07:16 GMT
The United Nations last night warned that more than 20,000 civilians are in imminent danger of starving to death in a Palestinian refugee camp that has become a key battleground in the Syrian civil war.
Will the Palestinian Authority be disbanded? (AFP/File)
06:39 GMT
The PLO has been considering the option of disbanding the Palestinian Authority in response to the apparent failure of the current round of peace talks with Israel, a Palestinian official said Saturday.
The American plane landed in Iran amid ongoing negotiations between Tehran and the West over the Islamic Republic's nuclear program.  (photo courtesy: efabula.com)
04:00 GMT
It is unclear whether the plane, owned by the Bank of Utah, received clearance from the United States to land in Iran.

April 19, 2014

Negotiations continue between Iran and the West over Tehran's nuclear status. The United States recently released almost $500 million to Iran as part of the interim deal. (photo courtesy: azernews.az)
16:42 GMT
Western officials fear that the Arak reactor could be used to provide Tehran with nuclear bomb making capabilities.
Turkey has garnered international criticism in recent months over crackdowns on social media sites like Twitter and YouTube. (AFP/File)
12:56 GMT
The introduced bill threatens to impose more controls on the average Turkish citizen's privacy.
Under occupation: Many Palestinian Christians from the West Bank were prevented from celebrating Easter in Jerusalem this year by Israeli authorities (File/AFP)
12:06 GMT
Palestinian Christians along with worldwide pilgrims marked Holy Saturday, a day ahead of the Easter holiday despite Israeli soldiers using tear gas against pilgrims on Friday.
The World Health Organization has urged travelers to remain vigilant although no travel restrictions have been announced in the Kingdom (File/AFP)
11:47 GMT
A foreigner has died of the deadly MERS virus in Riyadh, bringing the nationwide death toll to 73.
Syrian army attack: The remote town, home to 3,000 Lebanese and around 5,000 Syrian refugees was also reportedly attacked on Tuesday (File/AFP)
11:33 GMT
Lebanese villagers and Syrian refugees fled from the town Tfail, after Syria's army launched a series of artillery strikes in the area.
The U.S. claims to use drone attacks against militants, but civilians usually fall victim (File/AFP)
11:08 GMT
An American drone attack in Yemen has killed an estimated 20 people.
Abdullah Deghayes entered Syria in February despite his parents disapproval (Photo: Facebook)
10:26 GMT
An 18-year-old British national has died in Syria, while fighting alongside rebels in Syria. Abdullah Deghayes from Sussex entered Syria through the Turkish border.
Israel is being increasingly pressured by the international community as peace talks with the Palestinians falter. (AFP/File)
07:23 GMT
EU foreign policy chief called on Israel to reverse recent decisions made against the Palestinians.
The group Islamic Jihad was founded in 1987 and receives major funding from Iran. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Recent disagreements between Hamas and the Islamic Jihad are deepening the divide between the two organizations.
Many Algerians believe that the election was already rigged in favor of the country’s incumbent 77-year old leader, Abdelaziz Bouteflika. (photo courtesy: theguardian.com)
05:21 GMT
Bouteflika won his fourth term with over 80% of the vote.
Al-Nusra front rebels and other militant groups pit a war against one another (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT
Sixty-five militants from the al-Nusra Front have reportedly been killed by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), as fresh violence erupted in the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor.

April 18, 2014

1,400 people have been killed in political clashes since July 2013 according to Amnesty International (File/AFP)
18:00 GMT
Interim President Adly Mahmoud Mansour rejected calls to pardon three anti-regime activists, saying he did not want to interfere in judiciary affairs.
Opposition groups say the bill will turn Turkey into a surveillance state (File/AFP)
15:00 GMT
Turkey's parliament approved a new bill that grant's the country's intelligence agency greater immunity.
Getting worse: Human rights groups grow concerned at the clampdown on activists in the Kingdom (Photo: Facebook)
13:30 GMT
A Riyadh court accused activist Fadhel al-Manasef of writing "anti-regime" blog posts and sentenced him to 15 years in prison.
The UN Security Council has expressed concern over civilians caught up in Syrian violence (File/AFP)
13:24 GMT
Ten people died on Friday after a car bomb exploded outside a mosque in Homs.
Critics say Israel is not doing enough to tackle hate crime attacks against Palestinians and their properties (File/AFP)
12:02 GMT
Israeli extremists sprayed anti-Arab graffiti and set fire to a mosque in the northern Israeli town of Umm al-Fahm on Friday.
Daoud Farhat (left) and Youssef Ayad (centre), are said to have arrived in Thailand several days before the Jewish holiday of Passover, while the third suspect Bilal Bahsoun, may have not entered Thailand (Image courtesy of Stop910)
11:41 GMT
Two Hezbollah suspects planned an attack against Israeli tourists on April 13, according to the Bangkok Post on Friday.
Amid tensions in Tripoli, Lebanese authorities have been clamping down on any suspected terrorist activity across the country (File/AFP)
10:52 GMT
The six Palestinians stand accused of the intent to carry out terrorist attacks in Lebanon.
According to the UN, over 8,000 people caught between violence in Iraq died last year (File/AFP)
09:48 GMT
A spate of attacks across Iraq have left at least 30 people dead, including soldiers and civilians on Thursday. One attack by militant group State of Iraq and the Levant killed 18 people.
Israel illegally imposed a blockade on the Gaza Strip in June 2007 worsening the poverty and humanitarian crisis (File/AFP)
09:33 GMT
The new Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Pierre Krahenbuhl said that Israel's blockade of Gaza “amounts to an illegal collective punishment.”
There are signs that the opposition’s foreign backers are trying to reverse the tide and salvage what is left of the waning insurgency. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
In the wake of a series of battlefield defeats for the Syrian rebels over the past few months, there are signs that the opposition’s foreign backers are trying to reverse the tide and salvage what is left of the waning insurgency, writes Patrick Cockburn.
Clashes are common in Tripoli, since the crisis in Syria intensified (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT
A military judge issued arrest warrants on Thursday for suspects allegedly involved in Syria-linked Tripoli clashes earlier in April.

April 17, 2014

Human rights groups estimate that there are around 5,000 Palestinians in Israel's jails (Menahem Kahana/AFP)
20:11 GMT
Protesters across the occupied West bank and Gaza Strip took to the streets on Thursday to demonstrate against Israel's human rights abuses against Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails.
In return for Iran's cooperation under the UN Geneva deal, six world powers granted the Islamic state some sanction relief (Joe Klamar/AFP)
19:37 GMT
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said Iran diluted half of its uranium, complying with an interim agreement between Tehran and six world powers including the U.S., France, U.K. and Germany.
The suspect allegedly has links to the Al Qaeda affiliated Abdullah Azzam Brigades (File/AFP)
18:35 GMT
Several arrest warrants were issued against Bilal Kayed Kayed before he was apprehended on Thursday.
Mosul is considered one of the most dangerous areas in Iraq (File Archive)
11:26 GMT
At least 12 soldiers were killed in northern Iraq Thursday by militants armed with automatic weapons.
Lebanon's parliament will meet on April 23 to vote for the country's next president before current President Michel Sleiman's six-year term ends in May (File Archive)
10:59 GMT
Lebanon's parliament will meet on April 23 to elect the country's new president.
Altercations at al Aqsa mosque have heightened tensions between Israelis and Palestinians. (AFP/File)
10:55 GMT
Baruch Mizrahi, Israel's police chief was killed in al Khalil.
Israel has kidnapped Lebanese shepherds before. (Photo courtesy of fanack.com)
10:48 GMT
The Israeli army kidnapped on Thursday five shepherds, including 2 women and a child, from Lebanese territories in the South.
Both Israeli and Palestinian negotiation teams will meet with U.S. envoy Martin Indyk (File Archive/AFP)
09:39 GMT
Israeli-Palestinian talks are scheduled to resume Thursday with U.S. envoy Martin Indyk.
The peace treaty between Israel and Egypt - signed by Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin and witnessed by US president Jimmy Carter in 1979 - turned 35 last month. (Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)
08:00 GMT
Should Sisi be elected as president of Egypt as is generally assumed, he will have to decide whether to go along with the cold peace or to take the bold decision to promote cooperation with Israel for the greater benefit of both countries.
Algerian youth represent 80 percent of the country's population (File Archive/AFP)
07:29 GMT
Many Algerian youth will not be participating in the presidential polls scheduled to take place nationwide today. Rather, they are boycotting what they see as an unfair election process that is being used to maintain Algeria's status quo.
Aitan was kidnapped in Tripoli on Tuesday by an anonymous armed group. (Courtesy of The Jordan Times)
07:19 GMT
Libyan authorities said they still have no news about the fate of Fawaz Aitan, the Jordanian ambassador who was abducted in Tripoli on Tuesday morning.
Multiple confrontations between students and Egyptian police have taken place at Azhar University in Cairo. (AFP/File)
07:11 GMT
Egyptian riot police have clashed with students once again at Cairo's al Azhar University.
The Qatar-Saudi rift was not on the agenda of the most recent Gulf Cooperation Council meetings (File Archive/AFP)
06:55 GMT
Oman's Foreign Affairs Minister Yusuf bin Alawi told reporters this week that the Gulf rift between Qatar and its neighboring states has now ended.
Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif represents Iran during the nuclear talks. (AFP/File)
06:54 GMT
Iran and six world powers will meet in New York City in May to resume talks about Iran's disputed nuclear program.
Syria's National Coalition leader Ahmad Jarba told China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing that his country should take a larger role in the peace talks (AFP)
06:41 GMT
National Coalition leader Ahmad Jarba said Wednesday a new round of Geneva peace talks would be possible if the government is “sincere” and urged China to play a bigger role in “stopping the crimes of the Assad regime.”
Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is well on his way to contend in Egypt's elections (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT
Presidential candidate Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi received over half a million recommendations, well over the 25,000 requirement, according to his campaign's legal advisor.

April 16, 2014

Kidnappings have become frequent in Libya since the country fell into chaos after the overthrow of Gaddafi. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT
A U.S. Embassy security guard has escaped her kidnappers in Libya.
A recent U.N. report found that 99.3% of Egyptian women have experienced some form of sexual harassment. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT
A new report issued Wednesday by a coalition of feminists and human rights groups blames the Egyptian government for not doing enough to stop sexual violence in Egypt.
Health authorities say MERS is unlikely to cause an epidemic and people "need not worry" (File/AFP)
17:19 GMT
Following the death of a Filipino woman who contracted Mers-Coronavirusm, three new cases have appeared in Abu Dhabi.
53 people were killed last year during a pro Morsi protest. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT
An Egyptian court sentenced 120 Morsi supporters to three years in prison on Monday.
Bahrain's security forces continue to clash with protesters (File/AFP)
16:28 GMT
Complicating things: Opposition group says over 200 houses have been raided and 187 arrests were made by Bahraini forces in March.
Thousands of Syrian refugees have fled to Arsal, Lebanon to escape the fighting in Syria. (AFP/File)
15:35 GMT
The Syrian army launched two airstrikes against the town Arsal Wednesday.
Two suicide bombers in Ramadi targeted the Anbar provincial capital's government headquarters (File Archive/AFP)
13:55 GMT
Two suicide bombers in Iraq's Ramadi left at least five people dead on Tuesday, and other violence was also reported in the country's Saba Al Bur area.
A meeting scheduled between Israeli and Palestinian peace negotiators on Wednesday evening has been postponed. (AFP/File)
13:54 GMT
After Israel accuses PA of encouraging Monday's shooting, PA endowments minister tells Israeli reporters that he is "pained" by murder of police officer; PA says meeting delayed to allow for Indyk's arrival.
Jordan's armed forces is expected to release a more detailed report later Wednesday (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
12:24 GMT
Jordan's air force shot down armored vehicles trying to enter the Kingdom from Syria Wednesday.
Regime airstrikes continue to also destroy the country's second largest city Aleppo (File Archive/AFP)
11:18 GMT
At least four people died from Syrian regime airstrikes in the rebel-held town of Zabadani along the Lebanese border.
The cause of the blast is unclear. (AFP/File)
11:11 GMT
Three Palestinians were injured and five were wounded on Wednesday after an explosion went off in the Gaza Strip, a medical official reported.
Tuesday’s ruling marked the longest prison term handed down to a non-Jordanian suspected of providing military support to the FSA. (AFP/File)
10:38 GMT
The Jordanian State Security Court on Tuesday sentenced three Syrians to five-year prison terms for attempting to provide arms and explosives to the Free Syrian Army (FSA).
The director of Al Aqsa Mosque told reporters that approximately 1,000 Israeli officers stormed the compound Wednesday (File Archive/AFP)
09:49 GMT
Clashes between worshippers and Israeli forces on Wednesday morning have left dozens injured at the Al Aqsa Mosque.
The trench will be 17 kilometers, or 19.6 miles when completed (Safin Hamed/AFP)
08:31 GMT
The autonomous Kurdish region of Iraq is digging a trench along its border with Syria in order to prevent militants from the neighboring civil war from entering its territory.
Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon told Israel Radio on Wednesday that Netanyahu should order Israeli negotiators not to meet with their Palestinian counterparts until Palestine apologizes. (AFP/File)
08:03 GMT
Following the death of an Israeli man in Hebron earlier this week, Israel's Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon told Israel Radio on Wednesday that Prime Minister Netanyahu should cancel the peace talks until the Palestinians condemn the killing.
The U.S. has refused to issue Iran's new UN envoy a visa to the U.S. due to Aboutalebi's role in the 1979 Iranian revolution (AFP)
07:17 GMT
The U.S. has refused to issue a visa to Iran's newly appointed ambassador to the United Nations, Hamid Aboutalebi.
Prince Salman's poor health recently motivated King Abdullah to appoint Prince Muqrin as the successor to the throne. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
The Saudi law of succession moves horizontally from brother to brother, a rule that complicates the succession process as the ruling generation ages.
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas submitted applications this month for Palestine to join 15 UN bodies and treaties in response to Israel's failure to release the fourth and final group of Palestinian prisoners (File Archive/AFP)
06:55 GMT
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are in process to extend the crumbling peace process beyond the April 29 deadline, according to U.S. officials.
According to video footage, rebel forces fighting against the Syrian government are now equipped with US-made anti-tank missiles. (AFP/File)
06:48 GMT
New footage coming out of Syria shows rebel forces fighting against the Syrian government with US-made anti-tank missiles.
The Syrian army on Tuesday entered rebel-held neighborhoods in Homs. (AFP/File)
06:37 GMT
Syrian army troops backed by pro-regime militiamen entered rebel-held neighborhoods of Homs Tuesday after seizing the last village in the mountainous Qalamoun region on Lebanon’s border.
Over one million Syrian refugees are registered with UNHCR in Lebanon (File Archive/AFP)
05:00 GMT
Lebanon's interior minister announced Tuesday that Syrian refugees now represent 27% of Lebanon's population

April 15, 2014

Fallujah has been under the control of anti-government fighters since January (File Archive/AFP)
20:14 GMT
A prominent army officer and seven others died in Iraq Tuesday.
Jordan's ambassador was kidnapped from his car by militants Tuesday (Mahmud Turkia/AFP)
20:02 GMT
Jordan's ambassador to Libya is being held by Al Qaeda-affiliated kidnappers who are demanding the release of a Libyan who is serving a life prison sentence in Jordan.
Bandar previously served as KSA's ambassador to the United States (File Archive/AFP)
19:51 GMT
Saudi Arabia has replaced its intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan "at his own request."
529 Muslim Brotherhood members were sentenced to death by Egypt's courts last month (File Archive/AFP)
19:41 GMT
An Alexandria court banned all members of the Muslim Brotherhood from running for election in the upcoming presidential polls.
Two Saudi soldiers were also killed by suspected Yemeni militants last week (Getty/AFP)
18:20 GMT
A Saudi soldier died after coming under attack near the Yemen border. The kingdom's interior ministry is in contact with Yemeni authorities to investigate.
The Syrian government holds Turkey, U.S. and Saudi Arabia accountable for arming opposition rebels (Carl Court/AFP)
17:23 GMT
Canada's National Defence has drawn up plans for military operations in Syria according to leaked documents.
The IDF fired tear gas at Palestinians in Aida refugee camp (File/AFP)
16:30 GMT
A 44-year-old woman died in Beit Jala Public Hospital after inhaling tear gas used by the Israeli army.
Iraqi authorities cite security concerns as the reason behind closing the prison (File/AFP)
15:00 GMT
The notorious prison which was brought to the world's attention when U.S. military personnel committed grave human rights violations against detained Iraqis, has been closed.
Pro-regime forces backed by Hezbollah retook Aasal al-Ward from rebels (File/AFP)
13:19 GMT
Pro-regime forces backed by Hezbollah fighters retook a village in the Qalamoun region with the intention of expanding military operations in the area.
Lebanon currently hosts over 1 million refugees from Syria. (AFP/File)
13:08 GMT
Lebanese authorities plan to stem the flow of Syrian refugees into Lebanon.
Assad has all but officially said that he will run in the next round of proposed elections for the presidency (File Archive/AFP)
12:20 GMT
Syria's parliament will announce the date of the country's presidential election to be held this year despite the country's ongoing civil war.
The United States regularly targets AQAP in its drone strike campaign in Yemen. (AFP/File)
11:01 GMT
Gunmen who are believed to be affiliated to Al Qaeda on Tuesday shot dead the vice govenor of Yemen's Baida province, an official reported.
Manama now has the authority to sentence protesters to death for participation in "unauthorized demonstrations" (File Archive/AFP)
10:27 GMT
A Manama court has sentenced 11 Shiite protesters to five years in jail each for allegedly "attacking police."
Israeli forces have erected checkpoints near Hebron in response to the death of an Israeli in Hebron Monday. (AFP/File)
10:27 GMT
Israeli soldiers have blocked main roads and erected military checkpoints in two villages near Hebron.
A Libyan official said that the militants opened fire at al-Etan's vehicle, wounding his driver and forcing the diplomat out at gunpoint. (AFP/File)
09:08 GMT
Unidentified Libyan gunmen on Tuesday abducted Jordan's ambassador to Tripoli, officials reported.
America has done its best to keep secret its role in supplying the Syrian armed opposition. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
New claims say Ankara worked with the US and Britain to smuggle Gaddafi's guns to rebel groups.
According to immediate reports, two police officers were injured in Tuesday's blast. (AFP/File)
07:52 GMT
Two policemen were injured in a bomb attack that struck central Cairo on Tuesday morning, state television reported.
Yuval Steinitz is a member of Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party. (AFP/File)
07:42 GMT
Israeli intelligence minister Yuval Steinitz recently criticized U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for his comments on Iran's nuclear program.
The Iraqi army has been battling al-Qaeda linked militants since December 2013. (AFP/File)
07:11 GMT
Iraqi Water Resources Minister Muhanad al-Saadi said in a statement on Monday that militants have “completely closed the gates of the Fallujah dam since Sunday morning.”
A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows bodies lying on the ground, allegedly of rebel fighters after they were killed by Syrian government forces in Adra, on the eastern outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus. (AFP PHOTO/HO/SANA)
06:52 GMT
France is set to host the meeting in the hopes of leading an international group who will bring the Syrian government to the International Criminal Court in the Hague.
Hebron is experiencing heightened tensions after the Israeli government ruled Monday that an Israeli family could move back into their contested house in a settlement. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Palestinian gunmen shot and killed one Israeli and injured two others in Hebron.

April 14, 2014

Ghali served under Hosni Mubarak until he was overthrown in January 2011. (AFP/File)
19:41 GMT
Interpol arrested Youssef Boutros Ghali on Monday as he arrived in Paris.